Property Tax Breaks For Belleville,
Quinte West and Prince
Edward County Residents
City of Belleville is offering a property tax
credit for recipients of Ontario Disability Support Program
(ODSP) and/or low-income seniors who own their home.
Application may be made to the City for a $300 credit towards
the September property tax installment. Applications are
available at City Hall, the local Ministry of Community and
Social Services Office or at our clinic's Belleville office.
This is a program which started in 2006, and the deadline
is usually August 30. The City may extend this deadline
if you ask in writing when you submit your application.
This is an annual program, so watch for applications to become
available each year and be sure to submit your request before
the end of August in each year.
Prince Edward County also has a program
to defer tax increases for low income property owners. You must
apply by September 30 each year. (All deferred taxes must
be paid in full upon the sale of the property or any registered
change in title.)
Contact your municipality to see if they have similar programs
Quinte West also has a program to defer property taxes, similar
to Prince Edward County. Call their tax department for more
Belleville Residents: You can
download the application forms for both programs from the
property tax credit programs page of the
City of Belleville website.
Click on the
appropriate application form links.
For more information on either program, you can
call the City of Belleville's Taxation Department at
Municipality of Quinte West Residents: Information on
tax deferrals is no longer on their website, but they have confirmed via
email that this program still exists. Call 613-392-2841 for more info.
Prince Edward County Residents:
County's website to download their application form (same
form for ODSP recipients or seniors). Scroll down to "Tax
Deferral for Low Income Seniors and Persons with Disabilities"
section and click on "Tax Deferral Application Form."
For more information, contact the Prince Edward County tax department at
This site provides general information
only, specific to Ontario, Canada. It is NOT legal advice.
Please call us or a lawyer in your area for advice on your particular
situation. Visit the
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